Saturday, November 8, 2008
From a surprise performance by an experimental gospel singer, to engaging discussions about Obama's silence on drug-war policy, his support for the Wall Street bailout, and his plans to increase military spending, Paper Tiger's live election show responsed in real time to the Democratic presidential victory.
Featuring Detroit-based experimental and gospel singer Abigail, the Indypendent newspaper's Steve Wishnia, Nick Powers and Arun Gupta, and Isabel Macdonald of the Paper Tiger TV collective.
This 30 second clip from Paper Tiger's live election night show probes the parallels between presidential campaigns and branding, highlighting some of the issues that were, er, not debated in the televised presidential debates. Animation by Gary B. Martin.